If there’s one place to see really odd race cars you’ve never seen before in the United States, it’s Pirelli World Challenge. This weekend’s massive 103-car field at Circuit of the Americas features everything from Honda Accord Coupes and Nissan GT-Rs to KTM X-Bows that resemble a space-pod more so than a car.
KTM and high-performance automotive tuner Reiter Engineering have a new plan for the eccentric KTM X-Bow. For its second rendition the X-Bow will look less like a cereal box Hot Wheels toy and more like, well, a little of everything else. Don't laugh, it might be your cheapest ticket to a purpose-built racer.
The KTM X-Bow is a hardcore track machine. The people who own KTM X-Bows like to imagine that they're track stars that will get the beautiful girl. That rarely happens.
The BHP Project part two consists of taking 4 awesome track focused cars into Central London to see what they're like in an environment which is a little out of their comfort zone.
Lest you forget for even a moment that Michael Schumacher (orange) is a stone cold killer, a German race weapon more terrifying than a Panzerkampfwagen, here he is at this year's Race of Champions showing American Brian Deegan (white) what real car control is.
The good news is that KTM's X-Bow track sled is coming to the US. The bad news, depending on your circumstances, is that it'll start at $88,500. Oh, you wanted an engine? Get ready to shell out big money.
The rear-engined, 240 HP, 1,700 Lbs KTM X-Bow is one of the fastest ways to lap a racetrack. But with no ABS, traction control or even a windscreen, how does it handle...in the snow?
Looks like the crotch-rocketing folks from KTM are serious about making the X-Bow track monster revealed in Geneva this year totally track-ready. One of Brenda Priddy's cadre of car spies caught this particular
car at speed undergoing handling tests on the Nürburgring earlier today. The basic version of…